restaurant closings

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Rx the Farmacy in UCity Closes After Five Years

This post has been updated.  Rx the Farmacy, the weekends-only University City brunch spot with a farm-to-table vibe, has closed after five years in business. […]

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How to Pivot a Restaurant Concept in Philly’s Cutthroat Dining Scene

Restaurants can close for so many reasons. Mismanagement. Bad ideas. Landlords jacking up rents and cutting into already razor-thin margins. Unforeseen issues out of owners’ control, […]

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Port Richmond Seafood Spot Bait & Switch Will Close

We’re only a week into 2019, but restaurant closings are already starting to pop up around Philly. The latest casualty is Bait & Switch, the […]

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Bryn Mawr’s BYOB Steakhouse Is Closing

The owners of Cerise Craft Steakhouse have announced that the Bryn Mawr BYO will close its doors at the end of this week. Chef-owner Ben […]

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Rose Petals Café Will Close Its Germantown Location

Breakfast and lunch spot Rose Petals Café will close its flagship location in Germantown following service on Christmas Eve. The restaurant opened at 322 West Chelten Avenue in 2013. Owners […]

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Capogiro to Close All Stores After 16 Years

Scoop one out for an OG of Philadelphia’s second restaurant renaissance. Capogiro, the gelateria whose silky, scratch-made Italian-style frozen desserts earned international acclaim, has announced that […]

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Magpie, Philly’s All-Pie Restaurant, Will Close

This winter, Philly will lose one of its most distinctive restaurants. Holly Ricciardi, baker-owner at Magpie Artisan Pies in Graduate Hospital, has announced that she’ll close the […]

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Jon’s Bar & Grille Closes, and South Street Loses Yet Another Institution

Jon’s Bar & Grille, the South Street institution with a claim to Three Stooges fame, has closed after 37 years in business. The business, the […]

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14 Great Philly Restaurants We Wish Hadn’t Closed

Philly has been in the midst of a long-lived restaurant boom that shows no signs of slowing. But amid the onslaught of new restaurants opening […]

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More Than Just Ice Cream Will Close This Month

This post has been updated.  More Than Just Ice Cream, the sweets spot and restaurant that’s been in business for more than 40 years, is […]


The Rent Got “Too Damn High” for Dos Rosas in Old City

Dos Rosas at 7 North 3rd Street in Old City has closed. Chef-owner Michael O’Halloran posted a note on the door of the BYOB taqueria, citing […]


Toast in Midtown Village Has Closed

Toast, the breakfast cafe at 1201 Spruce Street, appears to have closed. A visit to the storefront earlier today showed no signs of life, just stacked tables […]


West Conshohocken’s Stella Blu Is Closing

Stella Blu, the Best of Philly Happy Hour-winning Italian spot in West Conshocken, is closing at the end of the month. Owners Marianne Gere, Kim Strengari, […]


French Rotisseur Petit Roti Has Closed

Petit Roti, the French-inflected rotisseur and sandwich spot at 248 South 11th Street, has officially closed.


Atlantic City’s Chelsea Pub & Inn Closes

The Chelsea Pub & Inn, an Atlantic City mainstay for 159 years, announced on June 29th that it’s closed for good.